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12 unknown benefits of strawberry

Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins that support the immune system. Nutrition and diet expert Nur Ecem Baydi Ozman stated that strawberries are also among the richest fruits of vitamin C, “to benefit from the content of vitamin C, strawberries do not wait too long, if possible, without cooking and decoction, it is useful to consume fresh fresh. Because in cases such as waiting, air contact and cooking, there is a lot of loss of vitamin C,” he says.  


Strawberry folate, that is, a fruit also rich in vitamin B9. Thanks to its folate content, it is effective in creating healthy red blood cells. As it is known, anemia, that is, anemia, can be observed with folate deficiency. Folate also plays a role in the formation and regeneration of cells in the body. Especially in women of childbearing age, it is important to take enough folate daily, because the problem called spina bifida, called complete closure of the spinal canal in the baby, can develop. 


The skin normally has a high concentration of vitamin C. Vitamin C stimulates collagen synthesis, gives the skin elasticity and provides a vibrant appearance, delays the formation of wrinkles. It also protects the skin from damage from ultraviolet rays.  Therefore, it is important to get enough vitamin C every day for healthy skin.


Thanks to the vitamin C, anthocyanins and fibers in strawberries, it reduces the level of malignant cholesterol LDL and triglycerides, helping to improve the lipid profile in the blood. 


Flavonoids are the main group of phenolic compounds in strawberries, i.e. phytochemicals that have protective effects on health with their bioactive properties. By fighting free radicals and reducing the formation of oxidative stress, these compounds prevent atherosclerosis (atherosclerosis) and help keep blood pressure at normal levels.


Ascorbic acid, that is, vitamin C, is involved in the formation of the sheath that covers nerve cells in the brain and in communication between these cells Dec. Communication between these cells is of great importance in strengthening mental functions such as memory, decisiveness and recall.

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Strawberries are effective in providing satiety thanks to their high water and pulp content. Nutrition and dietitian Nur Ecem Baydi Ozman “the glycemic index of strawberries, that is, the rate of raising blood sugar is not high. In this way, it contributes to keeping blood sugar in balance,” he says. 


Nutrition and dietitian Nur Ecem Baydi Ozman stated that the level of vitamin C in the blood of smokers is lower, and continues: “exposure to reactive oxygen species that can be carcinogenic in smokers is high. Tissue damage is inevitable when reactive oxygen species increase in the body. For this reason, people who smoke are more likely to need antioxidants that neutralize reactive oxygen species than people who do not drink. In this sense, strawberries, thanks to the vitamin C content, both help smokers compensate for vitamin C deficiency and contribute to fighting reactive oxygen species, thereby reducing oxidative stress and preventing tissue damage."he says. 


High water and fiber content optimizes the functioning of the intestines and thus prevents constipation. In addition, it contributes to intestinal health by preventing constipation, as well as plays a protective role against colon cancer with antioxidant vitamins and compounds it contains. 


Vitamin C helps keep the gum tissue that the teeth hold strong and healthy. For this reason, people who take insufficient vitamin C can develop gum problems. A good source of vitamin C, strawberries contribute to the Prevention of gum problems.


Strawberries have a protective effect against cancer thanks to the anthocyanins it contains. Nutrition and dietitian Nur Ecem Baydi Ozman, " anthocyanins found naturally in red fruits have antioxidant properties, helping to reduce oxidative stress in the body. They also play a protective role against cancer with their anti-inflammatory and antimutagenic (protective against a harmful mutation in genes) effects,” he says. 


“Drop your blood sugar after fasting for so long because you are likely to turn to sugary foods, high carb” warning in nutrition and diet expert with ECE Nur, was instead sir, said: “top 2-3 in the afternoon you will consume strawberries and walnuts keep your blood sugar balanced to add 10-12 medium sized and will help you control your portions at your next meal.” 


Preparation: 3/4 cup kefir, 1/4 cup water, 10 strawberries and a topping tablespoon of oats through the blender and then take it into a glass. You can consume it with pleasure during the afternoon decal. 

Bonus: Cold tea recipe with strawberries


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